A COMMEMORATION IN MUSIC OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.Get Tickets Now
Saturday January 18, 2014 at 8pm, 7:30pm preconcert discussion
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia PA
Sunday January 26, 2014 at 3pm, 2:30pm preconcert discussion
Lang Concert Hall, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore PA
Jennifer Higdon Celebration Fanfare
Richard Danielpour Clarinet Concerto "From the Mountaintop" (Premiere), Anthony McGill, clarinet
Jay Fluellen Mini-oratorio for Gospel Choir and Orchestra (Premiere) texts by Martin Luther King Jr.
Richard Danielpour's new concerto (a metaphor on Dr. King's life),
for O2001 and Anthony McGill, is at the heart of this program. It
will be coupled with Jay Fluellen's new work for Gospel Choir and
Orchestra, and some amazing playing and composing by younger artists.